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Z A Bhutto to Benazir Bhutto

5 Sep 1965 Pakistan fought war with India and gained some ground in Kashmir. 22 Sep 1965 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto addressed UN Security Council and pleaded Pakistan's case and won the hearts of Pakistanis. He became hero overnight. 5th January 1966 Tashkent declaration was signed. President Ayub developed differences with Z. A. Bhutto because he was not in favour of this agreement. People of Pakistan considered this agreement a sell off. 18th June 1966 President Ayub announced that Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was ill and had proceeded on long leave. 22nd June 1966 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto traveled by train from Rawalpindi to Lahore after quitting foreign ministry. He was warmly received by a gathering of seventy thousand people at Lahore railway station. 13th October Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was asked by intelligence agencies not to enter politics and keep himself away from presidential election in 1970. He refused. This was the time when he decided to form a political party. 27th February 1967 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto disassociated himself from convention Muslim League. 23rd June 1967 Bhutto announced to hold public meeting at Goal Bagh Lahore. His meeting was disrupted showing Government nervousness. 17th September 1967 After touring the country and addressing gatherings in different cities, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto announced that be had decided to form a new political party: Pakistan Peoples Party. After this announcement he started another tour of the country to muster support for his proposed party. 30th November 1967 Pakistan Peoples Party was founded in a convention in Lahore. Four hundred participants elected Zulfikar Ali Bhutto its chairman. Mr. J. A. Rahim, Mr. Abdul Waheed Kapar, Khurshid Hussan Mir, Sheikh Muhammad Rashid, Hayat Muhammad Sherpao, Amanullah Khan, Miraj Muhammad Khan, Haq Nawaz Gandapur, Dr. Mubasher Hussein, Begum Abad Ahmed, Begum Shaheen Ramay, Begum Anwar Ghalib, Malik Hamid Sarfraz, Ghazi Zaka ud din, Comrade Ghulam Ahmed, Rafiq Ahmed Bajwa, Syed Omer Khan, Mian Muhammad Iqbal and Mir Hameed Hussan attended this convention. Aslam Gurdaspuri recited his poem. Three coloured Red, Black and Green flag was approved as party flag.

9th Dec 1967 PPP Chairman Bhutto issued first manifesto in Karachi and announced the commencement of membership campaign. The PPP manifesto contained four principles: 1. Islam is our religion 2. Democracy is our politics 3. Socialism is our economy 4. Power lies with the people 18th Jan 1968 Govt. felt threatened. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's entourage was attacked, when he was going to address Khanewal Bar Association. Bhutto continued his tour and addressed different gatherings in different cities. He continued this mass contact campaign till 13th November 1968. 7th Nov 1968 Student procession was attacked at Polytechnic College, Peshawar Road, Rawalpindi. Police opened fire and killed one student, Abdul Hameed. 8th Nov 1968 Rawalpindi City was handed over to Army. Z.A. Bhutto announced his support for the student's demands. 10th Nov 1968 President Ayub escaped narrowly from an attempt on his life by a young man, Hashim. 13th Nov 1968 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto along with his comrades was arrested under Defence of Pakistan rules, 1965, section 33-B 14th Nov 1968 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's detention was challenged in the West Pakistan High Court. A division bench comprising Mr. Justice Moulvi Mushtaq Hussain and Justice Qazi Gul Muhammad heard this petition. 19th Nov 1968 Air Marshal Muhammad Asghar Khan led agitation after Z.A. Bhutto's, detention. 2nd December 1968 High Court declared detention of Ghulam Mustafa Khan and Ahmed Raza Kasuri as illegal. 12th December 1968 Court decided to hear Bhutto's case in camp jail, Lahore. 7th January 1969 Malik Meraj Khalid tried to present a resolution in West Pakistan Assembly, popularly known as 'Crises of Conscience'. He was stopped. He resigned from the Convention Muslim league. 9th to 15th January 1969 Special bench of West Pakistan High Court heard Mr. Z.A. Bhutto's case and postponed it till 23rd January. 6th February 1969 Mrs. Nusrat Bhutto withdrew petition challenging Z.A. Bhutto's detention. But court ruled that the petition was filed under Constitutions article 198.

10th February 1969 Court ordered to shift Zulfikar Ali Bhutto to Larkana and put him under house arrest. 12th February 1969 Court allowed Mrs. Nusrat Bhutto to withdraw her petition challenging Bhutto's detention. Bhutto was shifted to Larkana. 13th February 1969 PPP Sindh zone President Abdul Waheed Katpar announced that Zulfikar Ali Bhutto would start hunger strike from 14th February if emergency were not withdrawn. On the same day PPP formed a security wing, the Peoples Guard. 14th February 1969 Mr. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto along with Ghulam Mustafa Khar, Dr. Mubasher Hassan, Abdul Waheed Katper, Nisar Muhammad Khan and Shakir Ali Junejo started hunger strike. Govt. immediately withdrew defense of Pakistan rules and released Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. Govt. also invited politicians for round table conference. 18th February 1969 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto along with Air Marshal Asghar Khan, Maulana Bhashani, Gen. (R) Azam and Justice Murshad (East Pakistan) rejected the invitation for round table conference. 26th February 1969 Round Table Conference was held. Bhutto and Maulana Bhashani boycotted. 10th March 1969 Sheikh Mujib-ur-Rahman participated in second round of conference after withdrawal of Agartala conspiracy case. After two days, Round Table Conference ended without any significant result. 16th March 1969 PPP and National Awami Party entered into an election alliance. After few days Pakistan Islamic League and Khaksar Tehrik also joined hands with PPP. 25th March 1969 Gen. Ayub handed over the Govt. to Army Chief Gen. Yahya Khan, bypassing the Ayubian constitution. He imposed martial law, dissolved assemblies and banned political activities. From this date till the announcement of General election, Mr. Bhutto spent his time strengthening PPP's organization. 28th November 1969 Gen. Yahya announced elections under provisional constitutional order, on 5th October 1970. He promised to disband one unit and allow political activities from first January 1970. 1st January 1970 Political activities were allowed. Bhutto started mass contact campaign. He addressed big gathering at Nishter Park, Karachi, on 4th January, at Rawalpindi on 11th January. He led a big procession of forty-five miles from Dina a town near Jhelum (Punjab) to Gujrat. He toured East Pakistan and addressed election rallies in different cities. 22nd to 23rd March 1970 Historic Kisan (peasant) conference was held in Toba Tek Singh. It was attended by NAP, PPP, JUI, Labor Party of Pakistan, Islam league and JUP (Mehmood Shah group)

28th March 1970 Election schedule was announced. National assembly comprised 313 members for which election was to be held on 5th October. Election for four provincial assemblies was to be held on 22 October. 31st March 1970 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was attacked by armed Hurs (follower of Pir Pagaro) and had a narrow escape. 12th June 1970 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto inaugurated Quetta Office of PPP. 21st to 22nd June 1970 Hari (peasant of Sindh) conference was held in Sukrand, Nawab Shah Sindh. 1st July 1970 One unit was dissolved and provinces of Punjab, Sindh, NWFP and Balochistan were restored. 24th July 1970 PPP awarded tickets to Mr. Bhutto for contesting election for six seats of National Assembly. These seats were from Sindh, Larkana, Thatha, and Badin, two from Punjab i.e. Lahore and Multan and one from NWFP, Dera Ismail Khan, Bhutto won all seats except one from Dera Ismail Khan where Mufti Mehmood of JUI succeeded. August 1970 Elections were postponed due to cyclone in East Pakistan till 7th December. PPP workers were arrested during election campaign. Maulana Bhashani of NAP boycotted the election due to the sufferings of cyclone victims. This gave a clear sweep to Awami League. 7th December 1970 One thousand four hundred ninety candidates contested election for 300 seats of National Assembly. PPP and Awami League emerged as majority winners in West Pakistan and East Pakistan respectively. PPP won 82 seats out of 138 seats from former West Pakistan, while Awami League won 160 seats out of 162 from former East Pakistan. Awami League had no representation in West Pakistan while PPP failed to win any seat in East Pakistan. Divided verdict created a new problem for General Yahya's regime that mishandled the whole situation. 21st December 1970 Bhutto announced that if President Gen. Yahya and Sheikh Mujib-ur-Rehman reach an agreement on provincial autonomy within the parameters of country's sovereignty, then there would be no hurdle in making the new constitution within stipulated time frame of 120 days. (There was a clause in provisional constitution order, according to which if assembly failed to make constitution within 120 days of its first meeting, it stood dissolved). That was the reason Bhutto wanted to settle main issues before the convening of assembly. 27th December 1970 Bhutto announced that he would visit East Pakistan and meet Sheikh Mujib-ur-Rehman next month. 31st December 1970 Bhutto postponed his visit due to by-election and sent Ghulam Mustafa Khar instead. 2nd January 1971 Khar met Sheikh Mujib-ur-Rehman and assured him of PPP's cooperation.

11th January 1971 President Yahya declared that he would hand over power to elected representatives the moment new constitution was framed. Sheikh Mujib-ur-Rehman was arrested. Plane was blown up which strained IndoPak relation. Yahya postponed Assembly session. The two Kashmiri Hijackers demanded political asylum. 6th March 1971 National Assembly session was summoned to meet on 25th March. Bhutto told the press that talks were not complete failure and that he wanted to continue this process till any understanding in reached. India would start war against Pakistan. commander of East Command. which was scheduled for 15th March. Situation worsened. 14th February 1971 Awami League Central Committee reiterated the six points and eleven points of student Council as the basis of new constitution. A full-scale war was imposed on Pakistan. 22nd March 1971 Gen. 27th January 1971 Bhutto visited East Pakistan and held dialogue with Sheikh Mujib-ur-Rehman till 29th January 1971 without positive results. surrendered. and on 3rd December India declared war. 30th January 1971 Indian plane was hijacked and landed at Lahore airport. . first air attack was carried out. On 3rd July. 31st January 1971 Pakistan gave political asylum to the hijackers. Yahya again postponed National Assembly session. 19th April 1971 India attacked Pakistan border posts. 26th March 1971 Awami League was banned. 16th December 1971 Indian forces entered Dhaka. They released passengers. 12th to 15th December 1971 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto represented Pakistan in the Security Council. He appointed martial law administrators in place of governor. India threatened Pakistan that if influx of refugees were not stopped. He condemned Indian aggression and demanded withdrawal of Indian forces. Niazi. 17th December 1971 War ended on both fronts because Pakistan accepted cease-fire. Bhutto was not ready to concede independent foreign trade and paramilitary foresees for provinces. 1st March 1971 Gen. Gen. Sheikh Mujib ur Rehman demanded acceptance of six points of Awami League.

10th February 1972 Labor Policy was announced which included worker's 6% shares in profit.M. 20th December 1971 President Yahya along with Gen. cement and auto industries. 10th April 1972 Police reforms were announced. M. Gen. 13th April 1972 Judicial reforms were announced. 15th March 1972 Educational policy was announced. generic names of medicines were adopted. Pirzada. 1st March 1972 Land reforms were announced. Gen. Gen. 30th January 1972 Pakistan left the Commonwealth. Mitha were retired. 19th February 1972 America restored Pakistan aid program. Yahya. Gen. Gul Hassan was appointed Army Chief and Air Marshal Rahim Khan as Air Chief. Abdul Hameed. To reduce the prices of medicines. Gen. 3rd March 1972 Gen. which was based on preventive measures. Three thousand private educational institutions were nationalized. Land ownership was reduced to 500 acres of irrigated and 1000 acres of arid land. Tikka Khan and Air Martial Zafar Chaudhary were made Army Chief and Air Chief respectively. He was flown to London from where he went to Bangladesh. Yahya resigned and handed over to Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. 1st January 1972 Ten basic industries along with mines of precious Swat stone were nationalized. Omer. right of bonuses. Bhutto took oath as president and Chief Martial law administrator. Gen.20th December 1971 Bhutto came back to Islamabad and met Gen. . free education for children upto 10th class. 8th January 1972 Bhutto released Sheikh Mujib ur Rehman. Khudadad Khan and Gen. Nationalized industries included steel and alloy. petro-chemical. 26th March 1972 New Health policy was announced. Gul Hassan and Air Martial Rahim were forcibly retired. stressing upon speedy justice. Firing of worker on will of master was banned through this policy. Ex-President General Yahya was detained at his residence. heavy engineering. 17th April 1972 The National Assembly adopted provisional constitution. to improve working conditions of police force. Education up to middle was made compulsory.

A. 30th March 1973 A small group of junior army officers conspired to overthrow the civilian govt. 14th August 1973 New constitution was enforced. He was PPP's candidate. 10th April 1973 National Assembly unanimously approved the Constitution. Resources will be probed to benefit each other. Muslim states will play a unified role for independence of Bait-ul-Maqdus. Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq sentenced them to rigorous imprisonment.21st April 1972 Martial law was lifted and provisional constitution became law of land. 20th August 1973 Reforms in bureaucracy reforms were introduced. 30th July 1973 Pakistan and India signed prisoners of war repatriation agreement. He toured America. 27th September 1973 Prisoners of war were repatriated. Federal parliamentary system was introduced through this constitution. Rahim. A combined fund will be created for the propagation of Islam. Unity among Muslim states will be strengthened. Shipping companies and oil companies were also nationalized. 10th August 1973 Bhutto resigned as President. Bhutto traveled a lot to win world opinion for release of prisoners of war. During these months. Bhutto became the first Prime Minister of Pakistan under this new constitution. which is now known as 1973 constitution. 21st March 1973 Identity card scheme was introduced. 22-24 February 1974 Islamic Head of State's Conference was held in Lahore. Europe and the Middle East. 1st January 1974 Fifteen banks were nationalized. They were arrested and military court headed by Brig. speaker National Assembly. Z. Fazal Elahi. Middle East . in place of J. 9th November 1972 Pakistan left CENTO. Mubasher Hassan was made PPP Secretary Gen. 29th May 1972 Bhutto took an extensive tour of Islamic countries including Middle East.A. was elected President of Pakistan. Dr. It was decided in this conference that. Due to these tours job opportunities in Middle East countries opened to Pakistan labor. Ch. Direct appointments of higher post were made from University professors. 2nd July 1972 Simla agreement was signed after dialogues between Bhutto and Indira Gandhi.

In which Bhutto announced abolition of Sardari System in Balochistan. Shah Faisal used oil as the weapon. NWFP was killed in a bomb blast. 26th November 1975 National Assembly passed a bill declaring dowry illegal. He started the nuclear program. . 1st December 1974 Bhutto declared Indian Atomic blast a threat for Pakistan and vowed to build Atomic bomb. 22nd February 1974 Bangladesh was recognized by Pakistan. Oil prices were increased. Oil supply was reduced. He also advanced an idea of unity among third world countries for better world economic order. 29th February 1976 Gen. 23rd October 1975 Pakistan was elected member of UN Security Council. Bhutto later visited Bangladesh. 3rd to 4th April 1976 PPP's convention was held in Quetta.Islamic states assured to prefer recruitment of work force from Islamic country. 7th September 1974 National assembly declared Qadianis as non-Muslim minority. 11th November 1974 Armed person attacked Ahmed Raza Kasuri when he was going with his father Nawab Ahmad Khan. Hence Shah Faisal was killed in an armed attack. Ahmad Raza Kasuri framed Bhutto and got FIR registered against him. 25th March 1975 Bhutto gave the idea of using oil as weapon to Middle Eastern countries. 8th February 1975 Hayat Muhammad Sherpao president PPP. Zia-ul-Haq became the new chief of Army Staff. His father was killed in this attack. 17th July 1976 Flourmills and rice mills were nationalized. as Army Chief and Gen. 20th October 1975 Pension scheme for laborers was announced. West felt threatened. 20th February 1976 France signed an agreement for supplying Atomic reprocessing plant to Pakistan. Pakistan benefited the most from this. An Islamic bank will be established. 25th July 1976 Five lacs acre land of Pat feeder was distributed among peasant free of cost. Tikka Khan retired.

). (It was proved afterward by the evidence. Through this manifesto PPP promised to consolidate reforms made by it during first tenure of power. Senate and Provincial assemblies were dissolved. Chairman and Dy. ministers of state. 10th March 1977 PNA started agitation against PPP's Govt. 4th January 1977 Bhutto announced general election in March 1977. National assembly.m. and arrested Prime Minister and his colleagues. federal ministers. Land required through these reforms was distributed among landless peasants. Army moved in. 5th January 1977 Through second agriculture reforms. Through second labor reforms. 24th January 1977 PPP announced new election manifesto. This agitation was supported on one hand by America and on the other hand by armed forces. Pension and group insurance was increased by 25 percent. Zia-ul-Haq announced as Martial-law administrator that: 1.N. 7th to 8th March 1977 PPP won 154 seats out of 200 in national assembly election. 5th July 1977 Pakistan Army took over on the night between 4th and 5th July 1977 at 1:30 a. Chairman Senate. from Larkana. Speakers of national and provincial assemblies. 16th February 1977 Workers of Pakistan National Alliance clashed with PPP workers. . laborers were given right of compensation in case of death.) Asghar Khan announced in an election meeting that this was the last year of PPP Government's irrespective of election results. Election schedule was announced. Chief ministers and the provincial ministers ceased to hold offices. Prof. PNA leader Air Martial (Retd. Ghafoor of JI wrote in his book that when dialogues were almost successful Army took over.A. 3. one year before the due date. Opposition parties formed an alliance known as Pakistan National Alliance (P. 10th January 1977 National assembly was dissolved.. Constitution was held in abeyance. advisors to Prime Minister.) Bhutto offer of dialogues was accepted. Prime Minister. land holding was reduced to 150 acres irrigated and 300 acres arid. Gen. 2.10th August 1976 American Secretary of State Henry Kissenger threatened Bhutto to make a horrible example of him if he carried out the nuclear programme. PNA alleged rigging and boycotted provincial assembly's election. Provincial governors. which came to light through different means. 21st January 1977 Bhutto was elected unopposed. injury or disability during duty.

Karachi and shifted to Lahore in Nawab Mehmood Ahmed Khan's murder case.4. 24th August 1977 Election commissioner allotted election symbols: sword to PPP and plough to PNA. Three miles long procession was taken out. Some other leaders of PNA even demanded arrest and prosecution of Mr. 28th July 1977 Gen. . President Fazal Elahi would continue to work as President of Pakistan. Bhutto and Mufti Mehmood. 6th August 1977 Bhutto reached Multan. Zia promised to hold elections in ninety days. Violent and valiant agitation ensued. Zia said he would transfer power to elected representative on 28th October 1977. Nusrat Bhutto presided over the Central Executive Committee meeting. 17th August 1977 Gen. After that all detainees were released. Zia went to Murree and met Mr. and was given warm welcome. 11th August 1977 A big gathering of people assembled to receive Bhutto in Peshawar was baton charged. which decided to take part in elections with full force. 3rd September 1977 Bhutto was arrested from 70 Clifton. 2nd August 1977 Election Commissioner announced the 18th October as election date for the National Assembly elections. 28th August 1977 PPP and PNA presented the list of their candidates to Election Commissioner. 29th July 1977 Ahmed Raza Kasuri filed a case in court against Bhutto for his father's murder. 15th July 1977 Molvi Mushtaq Hussain was appointed the Chief Election Commissioner. 5. Gen. PPP central executive committee met and announced that Bhutto's arrest had worsened the crisis. 30th August 1977 Air Martial Asghar Khan demanded decision of cases against PPP leaders before the elections. 8th August 1977 Lahore received Bhutto with open arms reestablishing his popularity. 9th July 1977 Zia declared that PPP would be allowed to contest election to be held in October 1977. Bhutto. 7th September 1977 Mrs. Whole country would be under Martial law.

20th September 1977 Supreme Court admitted the petition of Begum Nusrat Bhutto against the arrest of ten party leaders including Mr. 22nd September 1977 Begum Bhutto told a Georgian correspondent that if her party won next month election. Same day Bhutto was released on bail. Bhutto's hanging. London Times reported that Justice Yaqub's removal was due to the fear that he would declare Martial law illegal as per Asma Jilani case. A PPP delegation headed by Begum Nusrat Bhutto attended. . Agitation erupted in different cities. 29th September 1977 Miss Benazir Bhutto addressed her first public meeting in Sahiwal and warned that in case of Mr. 9th October 1977 Lahore High Court bench headed by Justice Maulvi Mushtaq Hussain cancelled Bhutto's bail in Nawab Muhammad Ahmad murder case. Z.13th September 1977 Gen. 17th September 1977 Bhutto was again arrested from Al-Murtaza under Martial-Law order 12. Judges were asked to take fresh oath. 25th September 1977 PNA decided in its Quetta meeting that accountability must be completed before election. 15th September 1977 Sardar Shaukat Hayat demanded postponement of elections. 3rd October 1977 Election in Azad Kashmir was also postponed. Mumtaz Ali Bhutto. On the same day Begum Bhutto said in an interview that her party was prepared for election as well as revolution. 23rd September 1977 Supreme Court Chief Justice Yaqub Ali Khan was removed. Zia-ul-Haq would be retired. 29th September 1977 Hyderabad conspiracy case was withdrawn. Besides Bhutto. Ghulam Hussain. 1st October 1977 General Zia-ul-Haq announced postponement of elections and banned all political activities. Zia called a meeting of all the political parties.A. Zia and demanded banning of PPP. He had expressed opinion in this regard in his first meeting with Zia on 5th July 1977. Bhutto. Khalid Malik and Abdul Hafeez Pirzada were also arrested. Same day she was put under house arrest. 13th October 1977 PNA leaders met Gen. Zia promised to hold election as per schedule on 18th October 1977. Zia said in an interview that Bhutto's fate would be sealed through military court well before election. Dr. Iqbal Judoon. water of all the five rivers of Pakistan will turn red. Ghous Bakhsh Raisani Sheikh Rasheed. Gen.

Director General and approver in Nawab Muhammad Ahmad Khan's murder case told the court that Bhutto directed him to eliminate Ahmad Raza Kasuri and while doing that his father was killed. 13th November 1977 PPP Central Executive Committee met under the Chairpersonship of Begum Bhutto and demanded elections by December through a resolution. Nusrat Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto went to see cricket match between England and Pakistan. 24th October 1977 Day to day hearing started in Lahore High Court in Nawab Muhammad Ahmad Khan's murder case. He told them that he would hold election after the completion of accountability in May or June 1978. Zia-ul-Haq. 1st December 1977 PNA delegation met Gen. 17th December 1977 Mr.F. which they were to face in the coming days. This was the augury of sufferings. Scores of PPP workers were arrested and sentenced through military courts. He was also given power to investigate the allegation of the rigging of 1977 elections. Islamabad and other big cities. Begum Bhutto presided while Maulana Kausar Niazi and Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi were absent. 16th December 1977 Mrs. Supreme Court also gave power to amend the constitution to CMLA. 6th December 1977 Through martial law order 25 Chief Election Commissioner was given absolute power to debar any person from contesting election if he violated public representative act and other election rules. Mrs. One the same day Khan Abdul Wali Khan and other coaccused of Hyderabad conspiracy case were released. She was admitted in hospital.S. 8th December 1977 Supreme Court rejected Bhutto's appeal against Moulvi Mushtaq's appointment as Acting Chief Justice and Chief Election Commissioner. People gathered around them and raised slogan against military regime. 10th November 1977 Supreme Court validated Martial law under law of Necessity. Bhutto was asked to leave courtroom because as per court his behavior was not proper. 18th October 1977 F.15th October 1977 Agitation took place in Lahore. PPP vowed to continue struggle for release of Mr. They were baton charged. Bhutto and the restoration of democracy. 30th November 1977 PPP working committee met on 10th anniversary of the party. Nusrat Bhutto got head injury. Benazir Bhutto was also detained at her residence in Lahore. and was detained. .

She toured the Sindh province. The Army regime announced that due to expected decision of Nawab Muhammad Ahmad Khan's murder case these arrests had been made to maintain law and order. 4th February 1978 Eighty-nine references against PPP ex-MNA's including Begum Nusrat Bhutto were filed in tribunal. 22nd February 1978 Gen. 14th January 1978 Gen. 8th March 1978 Once again scores of PPP workers were arrested. 24th February 1978 Maulana Kausar Niazi opposed Miss Benazir Bhutto's entrance in politics and announced that he would oppose Begum Nusrat Bhutto's plan to impose Miss Benazir Bhutto on the party. 2nd January 1978 Laborers preparing for the Democracy Day (Bhutto's birthday on January 5. Bhutto. Zia formed council of advisors.1st January 1978 Hyderabad tribunal was dissolved. . 24th January 1978 Bhutto refused to present his defence and stated that he had already disengaged his lawyers. 10th January 1978 Bhutto boycotted court proceeding. 18th February 1978 Miss Benazir Bhutto was stopped from addressing a public meeting in Nawab Shah and deported to Karachi. 14th February 1978 Miss Benazir Bhutto was released. 2nd February 1978 Five corruption cases were filed in Justice Shafi ur Rehman court against Mr. Two hundred to three hundred workers died. Before that court proceedings were open for every one. 25th January 1978 Bhutto's statement was recorded in camera proceedings. were massacred in colony textile mills Multan. 12th March 1978 Begum Nusrat Bhutto was detained. Zia announced that his regime would hold elections when positive results could be ensured. so that they could be debarred from politics. 5th January 1978 PPP celebrated Bhutto's birthday as 'democracy day' in spite of the fact that hundred of party workers had been arrested on 4th January 1978.

18th-19th May 1978 Mr. 17th June 1978 Fakhar Zaman's five books were banned by military regime. 27th April 1978 Noor Muhammad Taraki brought revolution in Afghanistan. Bhutto to death. 5th July 1978 Gen. 20th May 1978 Supreme Court's full bench started hearing Mr. 29th March 1978 Gen.14th March 1978 PPP's daily Musawat publisher and editor were sentenced to one-year imprisonment for publishing supplement containing material against martial law. 18th March 1978 High Court bench headed by Justice Maulvi Mushtaq Hussain sentenced Mr. Court accepted the request and issued stay order. . thousands of PPP workers demonstrated against High Court decision. Z. 25th March 1978 Appeal of Mr. 1st July 1978 PPP lawyers filed a case against Maulana Kausar Niazi and pleaded that Maulana Kausar Niazi was the Information Secretary and had been expelled due to anti party activities. Bhutto was shifted to Rawalpindi jail. In spite of large numbers of arrests including Begum Nusrat Bhutto and Miss Benazir Bhutto. 5th May 1978 Pakistan recognized new Afghan govt. Bhutto against Lahore High Court decision was filed in the Supreme Court. On the same day Kamal Azfar announced new faction of PPP with Maulana Kausar Niazi as its chairman and himself as secretary-general. Bhutto's appeal. Zia imposed ban on political activities for indefinite period. 14th June 1978 A division bench of Sindh High Court declared Miss Bhutto's detention illegal. forcibly lifted from shops and burnt. 1st April 1978 Supreme Court started hearing Mr. They requested the court to stop Maulana Kausar Niazi to pose himself as PPP Chairman.A. 30th April 1978 Police arrested twenty Journalists who were going to start hunger strike to press their demand of restoration of Musawat publication. Zia announced twenty-two members' cabinet including military Generals and PNA's leaders. Bhutto's appeal against Lahore High Court verdict.

1st October 1978 Widespread agitation erupted in which students were on the forefront. Party workers did self-immolation in Lahore. Parvez Yaqub of Gujranwala died due to burns followed by five others. 18th November 1978 Lahore high court declared Begum Nusrat Bhutto's detention illegal and ordered her release. Scores of party leaders were arrested. Secondly that he came to know that Gen. Bhutto. Zia amended the political parties act banning formation of political party which were against the ideology of Pakistan or worked against integrity and solidarity of Pakistan or against norms of society or jeopardize law and order or if funded by foreign country.24th July 1978 Army regime published white paper on so-called rigging of 1977 elections. 30th July 1978 Justice Qaisar Khan of Supreme Court who was hearing Bhutto appeals was retired arbitrarily. 6th August 1978 Police raided Yahya Bakhtiar's room in Flashman Hotel. PPP launched protest for the restoration of democracy and release of Mr. Lahore. Workers offered themselves for arrest. 3rd November 1978 Maulana Kausar Niazi named his faction as Progressive People's Party. This was meant to give establishment the powers to ban any political party on any pretext. Faisalabad and Gujranwala for the release of Mr. . 14th September 1978 Gen. and searched it without any warrant. 16th September 1978 Gen. 27th August 1978 Army regime published another white paper against misuse of media means in Bhutto Government. Zia-ul-Haq took oath of President in military uniform. Bhutto. Universities and colleges were closed in Sindh. 17th October 1978 Gen. Zia was not sincere in holding elections. 11th September 1978 Ms Benazir Bhutto toured NWFP and addressed public meetings in different cities. Zia became the President of Pakistan after the resignation of President Fazal Elahi. Subsequently she toured NWFP and Punjab provinces. 24th September 1978 Miss Benazir Bhutto announced in a Worker's meeting at Laghari house that she was assuming party leadership as per her father's will. 14th October 1978 Miss Benazir Bhutto was arrested during her Punjab tour and was detained. Ex-president Fazal Elahi said in an interview that he had resigned because he did not want to become party to the amendments in the constitution. He informed the court on the same day.

Yahya Bakhtiar pleaded the reduction of sentence on the basis of split decision. 6th February 1979 Supreme Court held the High Court decision and rejected Bhutto's appeal. 13th & 14th February 1979 Yahya Bakhtiar in the Supreme Court of Pakistan filed review petition on Bhutto's behalf. 5th February 1979 Begum Nusrat Bhutto was detained at her residence. Zia was not moved. 15th January 1979 Three volumes of white papers on Bhutto's govt.A. It was a split verdict of four to three. Chief justice Anwar ul Haq announced the decision given by majority judges. 10th February 1979 World leaders especially leaders of Muslim countries appealed for sparing Bhutto's life. . He said he was innocent and knew nothing about Nawab Ahmed Khan's murder case. Court rejected his plea. Yahya Bakhtiar challenged the formation of new bench. working were released to influence the court verdict. Haleem acquitted Bhutto. 17th February 1979 Fakhar Zaman Ex. Bhutto announced that Bhutto was sure that Zia will hang him and he did not want to make mercy appeal if Supreme Court held the verdict. 18th to 21st December 1978 Z. 5th December 1978 Justice Waheed-ud-din was dropped due to illness from the bench hearing Bhutto appeal. which rejected Bhutto's appeal. but Gen. Justice Durab Patel and Justice M. It was admitted.Senator was arrested and sent to Sahiwal Jail. Now it was a bench of seven judges. Husbands and thousands of PPP activists were arrested showing the intention of the regime and the expected verdict. 24th February 1979 Abdul Hafeez Pirzada's application was rejected. 19th February 1979 Abdul Hafeez Pirzada filed an application in the Supreme Court requesting the court to include justice Waheed-uddin and justice Qaiser Khan in the bench who were supposed to hear the review petition. He announced so-called Islamic system to divert world attention. Court started hearing the review petition. 23rd December 1978 Proceedings on appeal were completed and court reserved verdict.1st December 1978 Begum Nusrat Bhutto after meeting Mr. Justice Safdar Shah. Same day Yahya Bakhtiar met Bhutto and announced that Bhutto would not file mercy petition. The bench was the same. Bhutto gave his defense statement and pinpointed Lahore high court's bias against him. It was considered that these judges were in favour of Bhutto's an acquittal.

This meeting ended without any decision. Meeting lasted for three hours.28th February 1979 New wave of arrests took place. PPP's Senator and known writer Fakhar Zaman was arrested. 4th March 1979 Distinguished lawyer and Bhutto's advocate Ghulam Ali Memon died of heart failure. while standing out side the prison bars. Appeal by world leaders for one 'criminal' on humanitarian ground had no justification. General Secretary of the party. 12th March 1979 Judgment on Bhutto's review petition was reserved. Amir Begum met Bhutto in jail while Bhutto's sister Sher Bano Imtiaz filed mercy petition for her brother's life to the president. Same evening Pirzada got married for the second time. PPP executive committee met at Jatoi's home under the Presidentship of Yasin Wattoo. Bhutto in jail. One hundred fifty people had been hanged in his regimes period. Same day Mumtaz Ali Bhutto informed the press that district tehsildar had asked his father to pinpoint the place where they wanted to bury Bhutto. While workers were demanding outside Jatoi house of leaders to come out and start agitation to save Bhutto's life. Abdul Hafeez Pirzada filed an application to president asking him to use section 45 of constitution for changing death sentence to life imprisonment for Bhutto. Same day Begum Nusrat Bhutto and Miss Benazir Bhutto were brought from Sihala and allowed to meet Bhutto in Rawalpindi jail. His five books had been banned by Army regime and forcibly lifted from bookshops and burnt. . Pirzada told the press that Bhutto had told him that he was prepared for death and would not file mercy petition. Zia announced holding of election on 17th November 1979. 3rd April 1979 Begum Nusrat Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto met Z. 24th March 1979 Supreme Court rejected Review Petition but stressed that president can change death sentence into life imprisonment on these arguments. 23rd March 1979 Gen. 28th March 1979 Justice Safdar Shah told BBC's correspondent that recommendations given in decision of review petition were clear. When both came out from jail they were informed that this was their last meeting with Bhutto. Ahmed Raza Kasuri demanded execution of Bhutto. 1st March 1979 Gen.A. They were in fact directives to the establishment for sparing Bhutto's life. Zia ul Haq while talking to the journalists said that Bhutto's case had nothing to do with politics. 8th March 1979 Bhutto's first wife Amir Begum met him in the jail. On 24th March 1979 superintendent jail received black warrants of Bhutto and four other convicted co-accused. Abdul Hafeez Pirzada informed Bhutto about the decision. Mother of Arshad Iqbal convicted co-accused demanded mercy for four accused except Bhutto.

20th July 1979 Central Executive after meeting at Karachi announced expulsion of party traitors Kasur Niazi and others. Zia constitution advisor resigned. Zia's regime. and ghee were increased. His execution became controversial. 5th June 1979 Finance Minster of Gen. His body was flown to Larkana and buried under army supervision. because there were no signs of hanging on his neck. Through these budget prices of cement. Miss Benazir Bhutto said that budget was a white paper a PNA's ministers and Gen. 29th May 1979 Begum Nusrat Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto were released. The public at large resented this increase. Miss Benazir Bhutto met them and assured them that they will continue the struggle. Ghulam Ishaq Khan presented federal budget. 30th August 1979 Gen. 13th September 1979 Gen. She also announced that she would give Bhutto's message to people of Pakistan in a public meeting. Zia's regime. 4th July 1979 Black day was observed against the budget. Pakistan's first democratically elected Prime Minister was murdered judicially by a fascist megalomania. Begum Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto detained at Sihala rest house.m. 3rd June 1979 Begum Bhutto announced that if people of Pakistan desired and voted for her. were not allowed to see his body or participate in the funeral. It is general belief that be was tortured to death before hanging. She told workers that her husband was killed not hanged.4th April 1979 Bhutto was executed around 2 a. 13th August 1979 Begum Nusrat Bhutto started mass contact campaign after completion of mourning period. 24th July 1979 to August 1979 Miss Benazir Bhutto contacted workers who assured her to keep up the struggle. 8th July 1979 Complete strike was observed throughout country against the budget. she would not hesitate to resume the responsibilities of Prime Minister ship. News spread like jungle fire and people started pouring in to condole death with them. 5th April 1979 People came out and protested against this judicial murder. Radio Pakistan broke this news at 11 AM bulletin. . furnace oil. Zia proclaimed new political parties' law making it compulsory for all political parties to get themselves registered with election commission. before official time of hanging between the night of 3rd and 4th April. He also informed that he was being advised not to hold election. She pledged to complete Bhutto mission. petrol.

3rd October 1979 Nomination papers of all the candidates of political parties including PPP. All political parties were declared unlawful under second amendment in constitution. High court and Supreme Court authority was contained. 13th October 1979 Gen. 18th March 1980 A military conspiracy against Gen. 22nd November 1979 American Embassy was burnt in Islamabad showing the hatred of Pakistani against America. Zia was unearthed. when president has postponed election for indefinite period. Zia announced election program but without any polling date. Tikka Khan. 26th September 1979 Very next day after election commission announcement Gen. 31st April 1980 Gen. Right of appeal against military court decision was withdrawn. 6th October 1979 In spite of rejection of papers of its candidates. while publication of those papers was opposing Army regime was stopped. Hence Air Martial Asghar Khan detention was illegal. On the same day election commission announced schedule for general election. PPP demanded election as per schedule. Pakistan and China. Newspapers were put under censor. Yahya Bakhtiar. In the petition it was pleaded that as per Begum Nusrat Bhutto can beyond 1973 constitution. Faiz Ali Chishti was retired. law of necessity became invalid human basic rights of citizens stood restored. Gen. As per this schedule 17th November 1979 was polling date for general election. Kingdoms of Gulf. 31st January 1980 American Secretary of foreign affairs declared three spheres of American concern. which are not registered with election commission. Begum Nusrat Bhutto. Strikes were banned. non-party election was held followed by massive rigging complaints. 16th October 1979 Gen. The lists include papers of Miss Benazir Bhutto. were rejected. Zia said that 17th November date for election is not given in the holy book and it can be changed. Scores of political leaders and workers were arrested.25th September 1979 Local Govt. Military tribunals were formed. Zia postponed election for the indefinite period. Maulana Mufti Mehmood and Sardar Qayyum. 21st October 1979 Justice Aslam Riaz Hussain of Supreme Court admitted a petition challenging arrest of Air Martial (Retd) Asghar Khan and forwarded the same to chief justice of Pakistan for constitution bigger bench for hearing. .

8 December 1980 Balochistan high courts issued stay order against death sentence given to Abdul Hameed Baloch by military court. accepted hijacker demands and sent 55 political prisoners out of country. Zia resignation and announced general strike on 23rd March. Only in March 1981 six thousand leaders and workers of MRD were arrested. 27 May 1980 Through Presidential ordinance supreme courts power were taken away. 21st February 1981 Many leaders of MRD were arrested. 2nd March 1981 PIA plane was hijacked and taken to Kabul. MRD demanded Gen. Many were resisting deportation but they were forcibly deported. Benazir Bhutto was also arrested and kept in solitary confinement in Sukkur Jail. 6th February 1981 Movement for restoration of democracy was formed. 02-12 July 1980 Balochistan High Court declared constitution section 212-A against the parameters fixed by Supreme Court of Pakistan through Begum Bhutto case.12th April 1980 Begum Nusrat Bhutto and Miss Benazir Bhutto were released after six-month detention. Zia used this act of hijacking against MRD leaders. Hijackers demanded release of fifty-five political prisoners. Miss Benazir Bhutto condemned hijacking. Name of the person murdered by Abdul Hameed was changed twice and every time the person was found alive. 5th January 1981 PPP workers were arrested on 6th July in Libya conspiracy case. He was taken to torture cell of CIA known as 555. 1 October 1980 Miss Benazir Bhutto showed willingness to form an alliance with PNA. Power regarding review of military court decisions and acts of martial-law authorities were taken. . In this case the military court committed irregularities. This ordinance was made effective from the back date. 5 July 1980 Shiite Community protested effectively against regime. 24th to 27th March 1981 Senior vice president of PPP Sindh Parvez Ali Shah was arrested in hijacking case. 15th March 1981 Govt. This section was incorporated through an amendment and it related to powers of high courts. 8th March 1981 Gen.

But a PPP ex-minister in London through a press conference failed this plan due to the exposure of this conspiracy. . They wrote in their letters to Zia ul Haq that they were following the voice of their conscious. Mir Murtaza Bhutto. Court obliged and they were executed. Through this order all the orders passed by higher courts against military courts decision were canceled. all others section related to elections. All political parties including PPP were banned. Through this article independence of judiciary was jeopardizing. Rana Shaukat was arrested and kept in Lahore fort and was tortured. Many judges opted not to take oath including Justice Duryab Patel. This includes Hameed Baloch case.O in fact destroyed the parameters set by Supreme Court decision in Begum Nusrat Bhutto case. 25th March 1981 All judges of supreme and high courts were asked to take fresh oath under PCO. Justice Fakhar ud Din Ibrahim. son of Late Z. Through this all acts done by military govt. Bhutto. parliament and basic rights were excluded.A. 1st April 1981 Ex-attorney General of Pakistan Yahya Bakhtiar was sentenced to five years imprisonment by a military court for rigging 1977 election of his constituency. But both the judges who gave this judgment were relieved. Before PCO Balochistan high court had ruled that proceedings against him were discriminatory and malifide. 6th April 1981 Justice Safdar Shah said Zia order had no legal value in the eyes of law. 12th April 1981 Different party leaders were arrested.C. 13th April 1981 Gen. July 1981 Begum Nusrat Begum was released due to serious illness. 11th to 19th August 1981 In PIA hijacking case. formed al-Zulfiqar in Kabul.24th March 1981 Zia ul Haq promulgated provisional constitution order 1981. She was taken to Karachi for operation. On 19th August this decision was endorsed but later on for unknown reasons martial law administer cancelled the endorsement and referred back the case to a five member military court with a request that all accrued be given death sentence. trial was conducted in camera and military court sentenced one accrued to death and other four to different years of imprisonment. 15th August 1981 Miss Benazir Bhutto was shifted to Karachi jail and kept there in solitary confinement. Articles regarding presidential powers were retained. Mrs. 16th April 1981 Due to prolonged solitary confinement Miss Bhutto fell ill. Faisal Saleh Hayat residence was raided and alleged that it was Al-Zulfiqar head office. Govt. not to challenge govt. P. Zia explained the justification of PCO and said Judiciary was meant to interpret law. Through this order no act of military regime could be challenged in any court of law. had planed to kill her during operation. were validated. Through article 16 president has assumed power to amend constitution.

. He declared this arrangement temporary. Miss Benazir Bhutto name was on top of the list.8th September 1981 Miss Benazir Bhutto was allowed to attend marriage of her sister Sanam Bhutto. Miss Benazir Bhutto was shifted to 70 Clifton Karachi to see off her mother. 14th September 1981 Military regime offered no-war pact to Indian. Regime accused Al-Zulfiqar for this murder and started another round of PPP's workers arrest. Germany and condemned army dictatorship. 30th October 1982 PPP leader Dr. Abdul Hafeez Lakho who was Bhutto's advocate along with Secretary Karachi bar Association were arrested. 5th December 1982 Gen. 13th November 1982 After a delay of many months Begum Bhutto was allowed to proceed abroad for treatment of. Listening this Senator Peter Galbraith phoned 70 Clifton and was told be a man that Miss Benazir Bhutto was a prisoners. Divulgence of its proceeding by lawyers to press was declared offence. Zia toured USA. 20th November 1982 Begum Bhutto left Pakistan for treatment. and her detention was extended for another three months. Ghulam Hussain while addressing a public meeting in Berlin. Zahoor Elahi was shot dead in Lahore. where he met President Reagan and different members of congress. 24th December 1981 Gen. 1st October 1982 Two thousand lawyer's conventions demanded restoration of basic rights of citizens. Senator Paul handed over a list of political prisoners to Zia ul Haq. 24th March 1982 Gen. 10th September 1981 Miss Benazir Bhutto was sent back to Karachi jail. so she could not talk to her. Zia claimed that Miss Benazir Bhutto was living in a house better by Senator's residence and had facility of meeting relation and friends. He told Zia that they are concerned about there prisoners. 25th September 1981 Ch. Here she was kept for fourteen more months in detention. In the same incidence Moulvi Mushtaq was seriously injured. Zia formed Majlis-e-Shura and declared that immediate elections were not in the national interest. 23rd September 1982 Martial law order fifty-four (54) was issued. He faced lot of difficulty while meeting foreign relation committee. Zia promulgated another ordinance through which special court proceedings were to be done in camera. Even she could use telephone freely. Convener of conference were arrested and given one-year imprisonment.

but she continued giving answers to the questions for two days. April 1983 When some leaders of PPP met Gen. Militancy was observed in Sindh. It appears that Sindh had rebelled against this Military establishment. Twenty-four lawyers were also arrested. Zia in his tour of Sindh. In Punjab movement was crushed by the police but in Sindh even Army failed to crush it. On 15th August Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi courted arrest from regal Crossing in Karachi. 11th August 1983 Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan through a press conference asked people to disassociate themselves from MRD movement. She did not know him. and struggle as per Bannu resolution. Zia used three divisions of army in Sindh to crush MRD's movement. It was revealed that regime was planning to dismiss thirty two thousand railway workers. August 1983 MRD started its protest from Lahore and different cities of Sindh. 10th January 1983 Begum Bhutto met Kisan Party president Afzal Bangash and both agreed to work together for restoration of democracy.8th January 1983 President All Pakistan Trade Union Federation Mirza Ibrahim was arrested. Miss Benazir Bhutto wrote letter to party workers and movement gained momentum. On this NDP Secretary Gen. 27th March 1983 Miss Benazir Bhutto came to record statement as witness in Jam Saqi case. was also arrested. In February seventeen workers of PPP were arrested for publishing material against Army regime. Miss Benazir Bhutto phoned party Secretary General and asked her to expel these leaders. So it is against Islam. 12th February 1983 Women procession was taken out in Islamabad against lashing of women ordinance. As per press reports from 14 to 21 August 715 workers were arrested. Answering one question whether martial law had any place in Islam. she said Islam was to bow head in front of Allah only while in martial law one has to bow head in front of Chief Martial Law administrator. On 23rd August in Kumber a big procession of people got 47 prisoners released after breaking the jail. Ban was imposed on her visitors. while they were coming to attend a convention for release of political prisoners. and their arrests were to prevent protest against that. Processions were taken out in different cities and hundreds of workers were arrested. 5th July 1983 MRD observed this day as black day. Zia announced that elections would be held in March 1985 and after that Martial law would be lifted. Gulzar Ahmed Ch. . In Sindh movement was the strongest. People attacked police and many deaths took place. 21st August 1983 Gen. While she was giving them instruction her telephone was disconnected. After that land lords of Sindh also came out. Sindh Awami Think played major role in this movement in Sindh. Ghulam Ahmed Bilour resigned from MRD.

10th January 1984 Miss Benazir Bhutto left abroad for treatment. His funeral was baton charged. 25th February 1985 Non-party general election was held. 5th November 1984 A military court sentenced Nasir Baloch and his three co-accused to death. 5th March 1985 Nasir Baloch was hanged. 19th December 1984 Gen. 1st October 1984 Air Martial Asghar Khan was released after five years detention. 19th January 1985 MRD central committee announced boycott of general elections. "do Pakistani people want Islamic system". But as per PPP estimate polling was between 10 to 24 %. It was stated if people's answer was yes then Gen. 1st December 1984 Gen. Zia would be elected President for five years. 6th March 1984 Miss Benazir toured America and met Congress and Senate members and raised human rights issue in Pakistan. 1st March 1985 Majlis-e-Shura was dissolved.4th January 1984 An army plan to overthrow Gen. . 23rd March 1985 Mohammed Khan Junejo took oath as Prime Minister of Pakistan. declared 60% polling and announced Gen. through which. Zia announced that he is holding referendum to get vote for his policies. Zia stood elected president for five years. She raised political prisoner's problem during her stay in London. Zia held referendum on the question. 8th January 1985 Gen. Zia ul Haq also took fresh oath. any person can be restrained from taking part in political activities. Regime announced fifty three percent voting. But govt. All political parties boycotted these elections. Zia proclaimed martial law order 65. With all establishment efforts very few voters came to cast votes. 2nd March 1985 After amending constitution at will Zia announced its restoration. An armed encounter took place in which one major was shot and another injured. Zia regime was unearthed. Hundred of junior army officers were arrested. Her sister Sanam Bhutto also traveled with her. which had become head office of her activities. Then she came back to London.

and buried him in family graveyard in Garhi Khuda Bukhsh beside his father's grave. 30th May 1985 NWFP Assembly demanded lifting of martial law. Later on it was found. All family members were present there. 21st August 1985 Shah Nawaz Bhutto's body was handed over to the family. Through this amendment President was given power to dissolve the govt. that death was due to poisoning. Army regime reluctantly allowed his burial in Pakistan. 30th December 1985 Gen. giving legal cover to all martial law acts. But he remained the Chief of Army staff. 1st March 1985 Punjab assembly also demanded lifting of martial law. It was beloved that some agent of Zia did that. Zia announced lifting of martial law and restoration of basic rights. She asked the Military regime to tell the court in France. 22nd October 1985 Miss Benazir Bhutto was informed during detention that widow of Shah Nawaz Bhutto had been arrested. 7th April 1985 Ghulam Mustafa Jotai was released. He had sent a message to Miss Benazir Bhutto that agency people were chasing him. People were stopped to attend a public meeting of MRD in Karachi and leaders of MRD were arrested after Wards. 26th July 1985 Ayaz Sumroo was hanged. 27th August 1985 Miss Benazir Bhutto was arrested from 70 Clifton Karachi. After this letter she was released and allowed to go to France. Miss Benazir Bhutto brought his body to Pakistan. which was stopping her. 3rd November 1985 Miss Benazir Bhutto came to know from newspapers that she had been called to an inquiry of her brother's death.24th March 1985 Prime Minister declared that Martial law and civil govt. 18th July 1985 Shah Nawaz Bhutto was found dead in his room at his residence in France. January to March 1986 Bhutto's trustworthy servant Noor Mohammed and his eleven years old niece were murdered. 21st October 1985 Processions demanding Miss Benazir Bhutto's release were disbanded. couldn't co-exist. She immediately wrote to the regime that she wanted to go and it was Army. 18th October 1985 National assembly adopted 8th amendment of constitution. .

A mob of one million people received her. Zia threatened to impose Martial Law if any confrontation took place. She landed in Lahore where she was given unprecedented welcome. 5th July 1986 PPP observed 5th July as black day.M.Miss Bhutto toured USA and sought help for restoration of real democracy. 17th March 1986 Abdul Ghaffar Lakhani challenged Gen. Prime Minister Janejo tabled no confidence motion against Speaker Fakhar Imam. Then she started Sindh tour. and Sindh C. On 8th May Election Commission issued notice. Miss Benazir Bhutto also went to Quetta where she was given warm welcome. Zia's holding of president-ship and chief of Army staff slots in Sindh High Court. But Zia issued an ordinance making the petition anfractuous. as per her father's wish. A retired Major entered her room at her residence. They demanded election under 1973 constitution. 2nd June 1986 National Assembly debated Gen. 13th August 1986 Miss Benazir Bhutto entry into Punjab was banned and Kikri ground of Karachi was also sealed to prevent PPP public . 15th April 1986 Sunday Times wrote that Miss Benazir Bhutto had won first round of battle for democracy.M. Then she went to perform Umra. Zia's extension as Chief of Army Staff. She said that last day mob was capable of over-throwing Army regime. Then she went to Russia on invitation of a Women Organization of Russia. 10th August 1986 Nine leaders of MRD assembled in 70 Clifton Karachi and prepared a plan for taking part in election jointly. 10th April 1986 Miss Benazir Bhutto came to Pakistan after long exile. 8th to 26th May 1986 Because Muslim League was formed in 1986 and was not registered with election commission. 12th April to 3rd May 1986 Miss Benazir Bhutto toured Punjab along with a very big procession. Miss Benazir Bhutto also went to Peshawar where she was given again a very warm welcome. and forty-five members of Sindh assembly's membership. He was arrested but Army declared that he was a mad person but kept him in prison for some times. hence Speaker National Assembly Fakhar Imam and Speaker Sindh Assembly Abdullah Hussain Haroon challenged P. 11th April 1986 In an interview with London Times Miss Benazir Bhutto said that she did not believe in revenge and that she wanted to build her country. 3rd & 4th May 1986 Miss Benazir Bhutto arrived in Karachi where lacs of people received her.

14th August 1986 PPP's movement for restoration of democracy was launched. and West Germany condemned Miss Bhutto's detention. 9th March 1987 Miss Benazir Bhutto assured the press freedom if she came to power in a book launching ceremony at press club Karachi. 9th September 1986 Miss Benazir Bhutto was released. . People played hide and seek with police in streets of Karachi. She addressed party workers the same day. Asif Ali Zardari gave a reception at this occasion in Kikri ground Karachi in which thousand of workers participated. One thousand workers of MRD were arrested. 23rd August 1986 Case of sedition was registered against Miss Benazir Bhutto and nine others. After 14th August the movement gained momentum. This situation took worst turn when 30 workers were killed in Sindh. Section 144 was imposed in Karachi and in other seven districts of Sindh. 30th January 1987 A murder attempt was made on Miss Benazir Bhutto when she was going to Larkana from Karachi. People burnt railway station and blocked rail track. 17th December 1987 Miss Benazir Bhutto was married to Asif Ali Zardari. Army said it was a simple case of dacoity and security guards were released later on. 27th February 1988 Gen. 29th July 1987 Miss Benazir Bhutto consented to marriage proposal as per family arrangement. 11th January 1987 Fazil Rahu leader of Sindhi Awami Tehrik was murdered in his village. Six people in Lahore and 16 in Sindh were killed. 1st September 1986 Miss Benazir Bhutto challenged her detention in a constitutional petition. where she addressed a big gathering. Zia warned foreign minister of Junejo's govt. Police tear-gassed and baton charged to disperse the mob but failed.meeting on Independence Day.S. 15th August 1986 U. 19th August 1986 Foreign office declared this condemnation as interference in Pakistan's internal affairs. Security guards of Miss Benazir Bhutto were kidnapped. People became militant. Same day she was detained for a month. not to sign Geneva agreement. Miss Benazir Bhutto appeared in Layari.

Zia was a dictator who had ceased power through illegal means and perpetuated through fraudulent referendum. but he delayed it for two weeks to give time to IJI to muster the support of other group. 1st August 1988 Miss Benazir Bhutto challenged nonparty elections in the Supreme Court through a writ petition. Zia ul Haq. Same day Senate Chairman Ghulam Ishaq Khan resumed president ship and Gen. As per results PPP won 94 seats out of 207and I. worst law and order situation and slow process of Islamization. Zia had made Army a political party.10th April 1988 Ojhari Camp depot was blasted. People felt relieved."usurper this is your last Eid". Akhtar Abdul Rehman and many other high ranking army officers crashed. killing all on board. He had destroyed every institution of our society. 5th June 1988 Gen. Lahore High Court full bench declared that dissolution of national and provincial assemblies was unjustified but since new elections are scheduled so court doesn't want to stop the process. He used Islam to perpetuate his rule. After few days all the political prisoners were released. But interestingly took eight ministers of the same cabinet in new setup. Heavy damage of property and life occurred. 17th August 1988 C-130 plane carrying Gen. On one side was eight party alliance and on the other PPP. It is believed that Akhtar Abdul Rehman. Pir Pagro and Muhammad Khan Junejo lost from their home constituency. Only after few days this prediction became true. . on non-party basis. Gen. Zia dissolved assemblies and Junejo's govt. Chief and other officer of army were involved in this blast to cover the shortage of ammunition. 29th May 1988 Gen. Aslam Beg was made Chief of Army staff.J. Zia announced general elections for 16th November 1988. ISI. His rule was a nightmare. Azam Khan alleged that Gen. Ghulam Mustafa Jotai. won 54. 17th August 1988 This date marks the end of an era and the beginning of another. But before his death he dismissed his hand picked Prime Minister. His effort failed and at last he asked PPP Co-Chairperson Benazir Bhutto to form govt. Elections were held on party basis. 21st July 1988 Gen. 15th July 1988 Gen. As per normal practice president was bound to invite PPP to from govt. American ambassador Arnold Rafael. Elections are the best way to know the public opinion but they should be held on party basis. Same day Fakhar Zaman issued an Eid-card with his famous poem .I. Zia declared Islamic law as the supreme law. He met different leaders and tried to keep PPP away from power. After eleven years PPP recaptured power. This way the darkest period of Pakistan history ended. Then he gave a civilian set up with the choice of system carved by him. on allegation of corruption. Daily Nation wrote Gen.

Pakistan Peoples Party N. and Awami National Party condemned dismissal of Balochistan assembly.W. Margaret Thatcher. But big newspapers used this freedom to destabilize the government. 3rd January 1989 BBC viewer declared prime Minster Benazir Bhutto" women of 1988". Prime Minister Mrs. so that money could be spent on people. Benazir Bhutto Prime Minister of Pakistan. inaugurated and asked for the end of arms race. student unions. She also announced repelling of laws prejudicial to women right. 12th February 1989 President of France assured Mrs. better health facilities for people. This act damaged the interest of the owners of the big newspapers which were earning million through quota system. She revealed in the presence of Wali Khan. Benazir Bhutto said quota system was being used to curb press freedom in the past. Mrs. . Benazir Bhutto his country. 24th May 1989 Benazir Bhutto toured Turkey to strengthen relations between two brotherly countries. Pennsylvania decided to grant an honorary degree to Mrs. useful and pragmatic foreign policy. He got 348 votes while Nawabzada Nasrullah Khan got 91.F. Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. 7th January 1989 Miss Benazir Bhutto was extended an invitation to visit Russia. welfare. 12th December 1988 Ghulam Ishaq Khan was elected president with the help of PPP. A vicious propaganda campaign was launched by the big newspapers and continued it till the end of her govt. 29th December to 31st December 1988 SARC conference was held in Islamabad. This honor had previous year been given to Mrs. so we are abolishing it to give freedom to press. in a meeting in Tokyo. 11th January 1989 On the invitation of Prime Minister of China. 21st December 1988 Miss Benazir Bhutto declared dismissal of Balochistan assembly a conspiracy against democracy. Benazir Bhutto toured China. 23rd May 1989 University of Edinburgh.P. opportunities of job for youth. support in the field of Atomic Energy. ANP alliance in NWFP also. She addressed nation same evening in which she announced to restore trade unions.Miss Benazir Bhutto took oath as Prime Minister. 23rd January 1989 Balochistan High Court restored Balochistan assembly. Nawabzada Nasrullah and Fazal ur Rehman that she was pressurized to pull out of PPP. 20th April 1989 News print quota system was abolished.

Benazir Bhutto for 1989. Hakim Ali Zardari held press conference and revealed corruption by different govt. These countries were Iran. 13th November 1989 UN Fund for Development of Women selected Mrs. 19th July 1989 Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto addressed Baba Farid conference held in Lahore organized by Syed Afzal Haider and stressed the need of promoting regional culture. Libya. She also praised Afzal Haider efforts in this regard.K. 23rd July 1989 Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto supported Sri Lanka's demand for withdrawal of Indian armed forces from Sri Lanka. North Yemen. and France. He listed different examples and hoped some action in near future will be taken to retrieve the looted wealth. award. No confidence motion was rejected. She went to Kuwait.25th May 1989 Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto officially toured USA. 5th June 1989 Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto paid an official visit to U. Syria and Tunisia. in national assembly. . Bahrain and Iraq. 11th July 1989 Public Accounts Committee Chairman. Turkey. 2nd November 1989 Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto failed this move with the help of party stalwarts and alliance of other parties. and private companies. and at last a motion of no confidence was moved with the backing of president against PPP govt. 6th August 1990 President Ghulam Ishaq Khan dismissed PPP govt. These tours enhanced Pakistan's image. 25th January 1990 Bakhtwar was born to Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. North Yemen. Iran. Jordan shared view with Pakistan while Prime Minister of Tunisia declared that his country is with Pakistan in all matters. Jordan. Morocco. Egypt and Syria announced support for Pakistan on Kashmir. 24th October 1989 Conspiracies were being hitched against PPP's govt. He announced to hold fresh election on 24 October 1990. 10th October 1989 Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto visited Bangladesh on the invitation of President Irshad of Bangladesh. where she addressed the American Congress. and dissolved national and provincial assemblies. 15 May 1990 Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto toured eight Islamic countries to muster support for Pakistan on Kashmir dispute. 10th July 1990 After approved of budget Prime Minister Bhutto took another tour of remain Islamic countries. Egypt.

In fact Ghulam Ishaq was not willing to hand over power to PPP on the first place but when he had no choice he invited Mrs. This will not only harm democracy but it will damage the country's solidarity and integrity. She said her party would continue struggle for the restoration of democracy. Peshawar High Court accepted for hearing a petition challenging dissolution of assembly. 16th August 1990 Wali Khan supported dissolution of assemblies and demanded accountability. 19th August 1990 Mrs. Benazir Bhutto was given warm welcome in Rawalpindi. 7th August 1990 President Ghulam warned he would crush with iron hand if any protest was made against his decision. 15th August 1990 Mrs. He was preparing for this act for many months. 25th August 1990 A group of lawyers challenged establishment of accountability courts through a petition. Opposition had the entire blessing to move no confidence against govt. She counted the achievements of her government and demanded impartial caretaker government headed by speakers of defunct assemblies. . 18th August 1990 Mrs. Benazir Bhutto to form govt. After some time he used his power under 8th amendment. 21st August 1990 Benazir Bhutto got warm welcome at Lahore. Benazir Bhutto demanded that speakers of dissolved assemblies must head caretaker governments. was a well thought out plan prepared months back. 11th August 1990 Pakistan Peoples Party challenged president's action in Supreme Court of Pakistan. but they failed. 22nd August 1990 Sindh High Court ruled detention of Asif Ali Zardari and Iqbal Memon illegal. 8th August 1990 Mrs. Benazir Bhutto addressing a press conference in Islamabad said that within two years two prime ministers were removed and two parliaments were dismissed. 14th August 1990 Chief of army staff told the press that army had no political motives. 23rd August 1990 President Ishaq formed tribunal to try Pakistan Peoples Party leadership. Benazir Bhutto alleged that army was behind her government's dismissal. but started conspiracy against the govt. She said dismissal of her govt.

30th August 1990 PPP entered into an alliance with Tehrik-e-Istaqlal and Tehrik-e-Nafaz-e-Fiqa-e. Benazir Bhutto said in a press conference in Peshawar that accountability courts were established to keep PPP out of political process. 12th September 1990 Two more references were filed against Mrs. Benazir Bhutto would not be allowed to come in Power by this govt. Benazir Bhutto who had said that she did not recognize accountability court. 20 billion to her in-laws and friends. 25th September 1990 References were filed against four ex-MNAs of PPP including Hakim Ali Zardari. Benazir Bhutto. Tehrik Istaqlal and TJFP expanded alliance by including Muslim League Malik Qasim group and named it Pakistan democratic Alliance "PDA". 5th September 1990 Jam Sadiq Ali announced to form a progressive block in PPP. Jahangir Bader and Tariq Rahim. 18th September 1990 Mrs. 30th September 1990 Mrs. 4th September 1990 References were filed against Ghulam Muhammad Manika.Jafferia.29th August 1990 Mrs. 19th September 1990 Ghulam Mustafa Khar told press that Mrs. PPP. In fact he was on holidays and not on duty but he obliged the government Mrs. 20th September 1990 Ghulam Mustafa Jotai alleged that Benazir Bhutto had sanctioned loans amounting to Rs. 28th September 1990 Ex-minister Qurban Ali Shah was arrested. Benazir Bhutto declared this as moral victory. 2nd September 1990 PPP ex-minister Ghulam Akbar Lasi was arrested. Benazir Bhutto demanded Ghulam Ishaq Khan's resignation. But after few minutes a supreme court judge on leave stayed this decision. 10th September 1990 Two references were filed against Benazir Bhutto. 21st September 1990 Lahore High Court started hearing petition against dissolution of assembly. 26th September 1990 Peshawar High Court declared dissolution of NWFP Assembly illegal and restored it. in Karachi and declared that she .

president.P. 2nd October 1990 Reference against Mrs. Benazir Bhutto for recruiting eight thousand employees was filed. Fakhar Zaman. 21st October 1990 Asif Ali Zardari was bailed out but not released. Benazir Bhutto. 6th October 1990 Ten leaders of PPP were issued contempt of court notices in respect of 2nd October incidence. Rally was led by Chairperson P. Punjab P.P. with malafide intention. safeguarding solidarity and integrity of Pakistan. It also validated caretaker govt. 11th October 1990 Asif Ali Zardari was handed over to CIA for investigation.P. Mrs. Mrs. Same day arrest warrant of Ihsan-ul-Haq Piracha ex-finance minister were issued. Benazir Bhutto. 10th October 1990 Asif Ali Zardari was arrested in an abduction and dacoity cases. . Supreme Court Peshawar bench confirmed its stay order against Peshawar High Court restoring NWFP Assembly. Benazir Bhutto declared her husband's arrest a conspiracy and feared he will be killed. 23rd October 1990 Another reference against Mrs. uplifting of rural population and preservation of freedom of expression. Benazir Bhutto could not be heard in Justice Rashid Aziz court in Lahore due to disturbance. 16th October 1990 Aitazaz Ahsan was beaten during hearing of reference against Mrs. Sheikh Rafiq and others. Defense alleged that police present in civil clothes was responsible for violence. which terminated at Chauburji. Her advocate said that allegation against her were fabricated. 15th October 1990 Election Manifesto of PDA was released. Jhangir Badar. It consisted of service to Islam.P. 8th October 1990 Public circles declared removal of Justice Qazi Jamil politically motivated. They were meant to stop her for campaigning in election.had come because she respected the judges. 18th October 1990 Sindh High Court validated president's act of dissolution of assemblies. abolition of unemployment.P. 23rd October 1990 Asif Ali Zardari's remand was extended. 22nd October 1990 PPP demonstrated popularity among masses by a big election rally at the end of election campaign. 14th October 1990 Lahore high court declared valid the president's act of dissolution of assemblies. Lahore.P. people welfare and their involvement in government. Azad Kashmir. Mumtaz Rathore president P.

Benazir Bhutto was elected opposition leader in National Assembly. With a difference of only few thousand votes sixty seats of national assembly were won by Muslim League. 3rd November 1990 PDA boycotted assembly session for not allowing Asif Ali Zardari MNA elect to attend session. 17th November 1990 A court in Karachi rejected Asif Ali Zardari bail application. 25th October 1990 Election results were declared. 2nd November 1990 PDA decided its members of national assembly would take oath under protest. Benazir Bhutto gave a four points formula to end govt. 27th October 1990 Elections for provincial assemblies were held. Benazir Bhutto appeared in Lahore High Court and demanded judicial investigation of murder of a PPP's MPA. opposition confrontation. PDA alleged rigging on large scale. Zafar was killed in Sindh. Mrs. Benazir Bhutto was charge sheeted. 14th November 1990 PPP leader Musroor Ahsan was arrested in Karachi. Benazir Bhutto demanded re-election on 100 seats. Thirty-six persons died and 107 were injured in the process. 4th November 1990 PDA boycotted Sindh assembly session against abduction of its fifteen MPAs. 9th December 1990 Mrs. Mrs. Benazir Bhutto protested against dismissal of persons employed in her govt. . 4th December 1990 Mrs.24th October 1990 General election was held. 29th October 1990 French observer team came to watch election. 28th October 1990 Hakim Ali Zardari alleged that election were fraud and army intelligence agencies rigged election of 100 seats of national assembly. IJI won 105 seats and PDA only forty-five. Nawabzada Nasrullah Khan and Maulana Fazalul-Rehman lost election. IJI rigged election with the help of invisible hands. Wali Khan. Mrs. PPP worker Dr. 27th November 1990 PDA's MPAs joined Balochistan govt. 19th November 1990 PDA's MPAs were arrested in Sindh. 11th November 1990 Mrs. Mrs.'s period. Benazir Bhutto expressed her anger on it.

Manzur Wasan and many others were arrested.P. 26th December 1990 Mrs. 25th January 1991 PPP demanded emergency meeting of national assembly to discuss Iraq situation. Bhutto birthday in all major cities of Pakistan. 27th December 1990 Jam Sadiq Chief Minister Sindh alleged that dacoits are supplied arms from Bilawal House. 2nd January 1991 Ghulam Mustafa Jotai ex-care taker prime minister accepted rigging in 1990 elections while disclosing that Nawabzada Nasrullah and some other leaders were defeated in election through a conspiracy. Sheikh Rafiq and P. 27th January 1991 Begum Nusrat Bhutto invited all political parties of the country to unite to demand immediate stopping of war in Gulf. hooligans near Anarkali attacked it.L. That was led by Nawabzada Nasrullah.16th December 1990 Sindh assembly member of PPP Mr. 25th January 1991 Chief Minister Sindh stated in a public meeting that Benazir Bhutto should thank President Ghulam Ishaq Khan for not directing him to arrange her defeat in election from her hometown Larkana. 14th January 1991 No-confidence motion against Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir Mumtaz Hussain Rathore was defeated. 16th January 1991 Mrs.P. Syed. 9th January 1991 Ex-chief minister Sindh Aftab Shahban Mirani and others party workers along with eleven students of PSF were arrested. took back sedation case against G.M. In fact Sindh govt. 31st December 1990 Sindh High Court rejected Asif Ali Zardari's bail application. 4th January 1991 Farooq Laghari demanded annulment of eighth amendment. 5th January 1991 PPP's workers celebrated Z. Benazir Bhutto left for London. 21st January 1991 PPP took out another procession against American interference in Iraq. Benazir Bhutto condemned Jam Sadiq's acts of high handedness. . was formed wincing PPP's MPAs by sate means. 15th January 1991 PPP took out a procession in Lahore in favour of Iraq's President Saddam Hussain.M. Punjab President Fakhar Zaman.A. Sindh govt. P.

21st February 1991 Three more Sindh assembly members were arrested.M's workers. . But Secretary Foreign Affairs announced that there was no proof that PPP was involved in this hijacking. 10th March 1991 Sindh assembly members belonging to PPP handed over their resignations to Benazir Bhutto. police arrested scores of PPP workers. Ex-Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah's warrant of arrest issued. 19th February 1991 Sindh assembly members belonging to PPP demanded security because they are afraid that they will be abducted in senate election. His bail application was rejected. 9th March 1991 PPP threatened to boycott senate election and tender resignation from National Assembly if Sindh situation was not addressed to.Q. A case was registered against Asif Ali Zardari for killing M. 7th March 1991 Qaim Ali Shah was arrested.28th January 1991 PDA demonstrated protest against attack on Iraq by NATO forces. 30th January 1991 PDA protested against fabrication of cases against PDA's leaders in Karachi. 5th February 1991 PPP warned dire consequences if PPP govt. 26th March 1991 Four persons at Singapore airport hijacked a Pakistan plane but the security force killed them. In spite of this. in Azad Kashmir was sacked. 11th February 1991 Benazir Bhutto returned home after four weeks tour of foreign countries. 14th March 1991 A Karachi Court allowed Senator Musroor Ahsan to attend senate session. 27th February 1991 PDA expressed concern on Sindh situation. claimed that hijackers were PPP workers who wanted to get some PPP's leaders released. Later on govt. 27th February to 3rd March 1991 PDA continued boycott of national assembly to protest the arrest of Sindh assembly members. 16th February 1991 More PPP workers were arrested in Sindh.

000. 95.500.P to build monument at the site where Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was hanged. Chief minister Sindh as per pervious practice alleged PPP for this murder. illegal and unconstitutional.31st March 1991 Benazir Bhutto appeared in a special court and denied use of air force plane to transport members of national assembly during no confidence move. 18-21st June 1991 Judge anti terrorist court Nabi Sher Junejo and his two guards were shot dead while traveling in his car. He was hearing Asif Ali Zardari case. General Shamim Alam was appointed as Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee's Chairman. ordered to arrest all the political workers who were released by the PPP govt. 5th July 1991 Azad Kashmir Prime Minister and PPP leader Mumtaz Rathore were sacked and arrested. 16th June 1991 National assembly passed 1991-92 budget. Benazir Bhutto declared the bill un islamic. 4th April 1991 During death anniversary of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. He had ordered fresh election due to rigging in 29th June election. Aslam Beg. Until 21st June. 16th May 1991 National assembly passed Shariat bill.P. 750 active workers of PPP were arrested. General Asif Nawaz Junjua as Chief of army staff in place of Gen. 8th July 1991 President promulgated special courts ordinance. 8th April 1991 Begum Nusrat Bhutto condemned the announcement of a housing scheme at the site of Rawalpindi jail in order to stop P. Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto refused to give details of use of these funds because it will harm national interest. 13th May 1991 Ex-Prime Minister Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was accused of misuse of secret funds of Rs. Benazir Bhutto pledged to continue struggle for the have-nots. 25th April 1991 Ex-Chief Minister Sindh's advisor Ghulam Abbas Chandio was arrested in connection with hijacking. 11th June 1991 President Ghulam Ishaq appointed Lt. 1st July 1991 Govt. . PDA and PKMAP voted against the bill. 12th May 1991 To demand resignation or removal of Jam Sadiq black day was observed in Sindh. Lt. 9th April 1991 PDA terminated boycott after reaching their point with IJI. PPP declared it anti public budget.

ordered judicial inquiry. 31st August 1991 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto met Chief of Army Staff Asif Nawaz Junjua. Through this amendment government got power to establish special courts. She was released following strong national and international campaign for her release. 29th August 1991 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto advocated new social order. 24th September 1991 PDA issued white paper on election rigging. 30th August 1991 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto met Nawabzada Nasrullah for taking combined steps against IJI govt. 17th August 1991 MQM attacked Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto's car in which some PPP's workers were injured. . July 1991 PPP's student leader Rahila Tiwana was released on bail. 27th August 1991 Chief Minister Sindh threatened English daily Frontier post with serious consequences. Karachi. if it did not stop criticizing his govt. sister and father were tortured in front of her. 20th August 1991 PDA took out procession against the attack on Mohtarma's car and govt. She was hanged upside down for five hours. 25th September 1991 Salman Tasir PPP leader alleged that Ittefaq Industries had taken six hundred million rupees loans from banks. She fainted. Some agency person picked her up from her residence. She told a tale of horror. Her brother. 15th September 1991 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto left for America. She was taken to CIA center and kept for many days. They demanded from her a confession involving Benazir Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari in under trial cases of murder and bribe. She lost mental balance and was shifted to mental hospital after getting signature on blank papers.18th July 1991 National assembly passed 12th amendment in constitution in thirty minutes. 3rd August 1991 Ex-advisor of Prime Minister confessed her involvement in rigging the election. division. They also asked her to confess that Begum Nusrat Bhutto sent her to India for terrorist training. She started bleeding through nose. She was university student and president of Peoples Student Federation. 4th August 1991 PDA observed twelve hours hunger strike to protest against special courts. At least seventy seats were won by IJI through rigging.

17th October 1991 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto issued a document named "A dacoity on Pakistan's treasury". was kidnapped when she was returning home after hearing her husband's case. 24th October 1991 PDA held a big rally in Rawalpindi and announced protest demonstrations against government. The police took her to police station and assaulted her. on same charges. 4th November 1991 Supreme Court upheld high court decision validating dissolution of assemblies. 12th October 1991 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto filed an application asking Supreme Court to order shifting of all cases against her to Karachi. 30th November 1991 Publication of 'Musawat' newspaper stopped. 2nd November 1991 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto started Sindh tour. It was questioned that why president was not taking action against the corruption of this government as he had sacked Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto's govt. 17th November 1991 PDA held a big rally against cooperative scandal and against price hike.7th October 1991 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto came back after touring America. Choudhry brothers Dr. 15th October 1991 National assembly started discussing cooperative scandal. It was stated in this document that four people Mian Nawaz Sharif and his family. 29th October 1991 House of PDA leader Nisar Khuhro was burnt. 16th October 1991 Supreme Court rejected Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto application for transferring cases to Karachi. Was it not true that he himself in involved. Basharat Elahi and Saifullah had plundered the banks. 19th October 1991 Wife of a political worker Easa Baloch whose case was under trial in Karachi special court. . 8th October 1991 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto demanded fresh election under impartial caretaker govt. 19th November 1991 Chief Minister Sindh Jam Sadiq Ali came back after treatment abroad.

11th January 1992 Khurshid Begum wife of Esa Baloch appealed to Punjab to help her to get justice. She also decided to attend all parties conference. 19th December 1991 Opposition protested in parliament meeting during the address of President.7th December 1991 Sardar Shaukat Hayat a veteran Muslim League leader exposed the rape of her daughter Vina Hayat and accused president's son in law and advisor of Sindh government. 10th December 1991 Women action forum took out a procession in Lahore against Vina Hayat rape case. 12th December 1991 Sardar Shaukat Hayat demanded a commission to investigate her daughter's case comprising three members namely Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto. 20th January 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto demanded Jam Saudi s resignation with in twenty-four hours. Mian Nawaz Sharif and Chief of army Asif Nawaz. 24th December 1991 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto met speaker National Assembly to sort out issues with government. They were rigged and PDA rejected them. As per his claim this act took place on 27th November. 23rd January 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto accused President in forcing Sindh to separation. 7th February 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto asked JKLF not to cross line of control and postpone the programme for some time. . 2nd January 1992 PPP decided to issue white paper on local bodies election. The procession was baton charged. 1st February 1992 Asif Ali Zardari was allowed to attend national assembly session. A protest rally was baton charged. 3rd February 1992 Ex-Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah demanded governor Raj for Sindh and trial of Jam Sadiq for sedition. 29th December 1991 Local bodies election were held. out side parliament building in which fifty persons were injured. 11th December 1991 PDA demanded President resignation. 5th January 1992 PPP observed Bhutto's birthday throughout the country.

11th March 1992 Prime minister Nawaz Sharif sacked Ghulam Murtaza Jotai from his cabinet due to PDA. 29th March 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto talked to Jatoi on future course of action. 12th April 1992 Nawabzada Nasrullah summoned APC heads meeting. 19th April 1992 Jatoi dubbed change in president's attitude about PPP positive. Sahiwal and others cities. She said this agitation would continue till change of govt. 7th September 1992 In Karachi Begum Nusrat Bhutto met Abdul Hafeez Pirzada and discussed possible alliance between PDA and NDA. 13th May 1992 One thousand PPP workers were arrested in Hyderabad. 16th April 1992 Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi gave his consent on APC's agenda.17th February 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto started agitation as per APC decision. economic policies harmful for the country. in Sindh. 4th March 1992 Jam Sadiq died and Muzafar Ali Shah was elected new chief minister.Jatoi group alliance in Sindh. She held rallies at Multan. 27th February 1992 Yahya Bakhtiar was elected opposition leader in the Senate. 20th May 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto showed concern on calling army in Sindh. 16th May 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto demanded debate on the killing of seven people by naval task force. 24th March 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto declared IJI's govt. 20th March 1992 Sindh PPP withdrew support of Muzafar Shah's govt. 5th May 1992 JI left IJI and withdrew support for Nawaz Sharif's govt. . 2nd September 1992 Govt. Jatoi group and PDA entered in alliance in Sindh. decided not to allow BB to give welcome address to President of Pakistan as opposition leader in Parliament.

15th September 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto postponed her campaign of mass contact due to floods. 27th October 1992 Eleven members of national assembly and three senators belonging to IJI assured their help to Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto government. So PDA boycotted the proceeding. 10th October 1992 Asif Ali Zardari was acquitted in six cases of alleged attacks on MQM's camps. 30th September 1992 Three alliance leaders met in Islamabad and decided to work together against govt. 26th September 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto told special court in Karachi that a police officer of CIA had informed her that a conspiracy had been hatched to kill her husband Asif Ali Zardari while travelling to the court. PDA member Sindh assembly Pir Mazhar-ul-Haq was arrested. She was attacked at Multan and Nawabpur. NDA and IDF. NDA and IJM. 2nd November 1992 Imam-e-Qaba declared women rule Islamic. without making an alliance for election. 9th October 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto condemned the attack on the house of editor Sindhi daily 'Aftab'. 13th September 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was not allowed to speak on the issue of flood in national assembly. Participants were PDA. 12th September 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto asked the government not to waste money on Motorway.4th September 1992 Nawabzada Nasrullah suggested alliance between PDA. 23rd September 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto toured the flooded areas. 7th September 1992 PDA boycotted parliament session during speeches of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and speaker national assembly but came in when president of Iran stood to address parliament. 1st November 1992 PDA and NDA decided to start agitation on a common platform against govt. . Instead that money should be spent to build railway track and small roads connecting villages. 30th October 1992 PDA issued its election manifesto named Islamabad declaration.

Qaim Ali Shah. Jahangir Badar. A large number of leaders and workers were arrested including Ghulam Mustafa Jotai. Malik Qasim. She appealed to the masses to come out and send the government packing.M. 10th November 1992 PDA gave call for the Long March for 18th November. 30th November 1992 PPP completed its silver jubilee (25 years). Maj. PPP central secretariat was sealed. Yahya Bakhtiar disagreed with the decision of long march and resigned. Speakers stressed to work hard for the success of Long March. She said army would not side with any one in this struggle. Long March was a success. Seminar was arranged by cultural wing of the party in Lahore which was presided by Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto. Mehdi Hasan and cultural wing president Fakhar Zaman. 12th November 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto declared that people of Azad Kashmir and held Kashmir would participate in this march. Lahore high court rejected reference against ex-minister Tariq Rahim. Salik. martial law will come. Jahangir Badar. Prime Minister and Chief of the Army staff discussed long march. Gen. Liaqat Bagh place of rally was sealed. Maulana Kasur Niazi. 8th November 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto addressed a big rally in Faisalabad and said time for demands was over and it was now time to for action. Iftikhar Gillani. It left great impact on national politics and led to the ouster of Nawaz Sharif. 7th November 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto warned that the P. and assemblies will not be able to face our pressure. Aftab Sherpao. Aitazaz Ahsan J. (R ) Naseerullah Baber. Speakers included Mazhar Ali Khan. Zahid Sarfraz. Khurshid Kusuri and Fakhar Zaman held a convention. 17th November 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto said government is inviting martial law. 15th November 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto said if politician did not play their due role then some one else will do that and that Nawaz Sharif's government is finished. BB was able to reach Liaqat Bagh and addressed rally.4th November 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto sent a message of congratulation to President Bill Clinton of America on his election and said she wanted to work with him for world peace. 18th November 1992 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was stopped to proceed from Islamabad to Liaqat Bagh. Sheikh Rafiq etc. She was arrested and deported to Karachi Begum Nusrat Bhutto was also arrested on her way to Islamabad. . which was tear-gassed and baton charged. democracy and human rights. Worker accompany her were badly beaten. 11th November 1992 Preparation for long march started. Salman Tasir. Thousands of PDA's workers were arrested. If our demands are not met. Even leader like Farooq Laghari was batten changed. Police raided many places to arrest Begum Nusrat Bhutto in Lahore.

Presidential election was held in which PPP's candidate Farooq Laghari got majority votes and was elected President. December 1993 PPP formed govt. Same evening she took oath as Prime Minister of Pakistan for the second time. With this verdict of the court country was thrown in a crises. This act of president was challenged in Supreme Court of Pakistan by the ex Prime Minister.18th April 1993 President Ghulam Ishaq Khan dissolved assemblies and dismissed Nawaz Sharif's government. in Sindh and Punjab as well. 15th February 1996 Lahore High Court lifted the ban from Fakhar Zaman's books after 18 years. in NWFP was also formed by the PPP with the help of its alliance. Election campaign was launched. National assembly and Nawaz Sharif's govt. Books were forfeited by military regime on 17-6-1978. while Muslim League got only 72. Balakh Sher Mazari took over as care taker Prime Minister. PPP got a total of 175 seats in four assemblies. 29th November 1995 International writers conference was held in Islamabad attended by the writers and intellectuals from all over world. were restored. Later on govt. 6th October 1993 Elections were held for National Assembly. Caretaker govt. which were . 20th October 1993 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was elected leader of house by securing 121 votes. Elections for all the four provincial assemblies were held. headed by Moin Qureshi announced fresh election on 6th October 1993. 5th December 1993 Central Executive Committee of PPP elected Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Chairperson of PPP in place of Begum Nusrat Bhutto. Asif Ali Zardari was taken in the cabinet Supreme Court declared president's act as illegal and extra constitutional. PPP won 86 seats. March . 31st August 1995 First Cultural Policy was announced. Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto led her party to victory. 19th July 1993 Chief of Army intervened. Ghulam Ishaq Khan also resigned and Chairman Senate Waseem Sajjad took over as acting president. Prime Minister tendered his resignation after giving advice for dissolving the assembly to the president. He alleged Nawaz Sharif's government of corruption and incompetence. The participants of International Literary Conference unanimously decided to create an International congress of writers.August 1996 Difference cropped up between President Farooq Laghari and Prime Minister Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto. intellectuals and Artists with its headquarters in Islamabad.

7th October 1998 Chief of Army Gen. 12th October 1999 Gen. for corruption. Prime Minister's brother Murtaza Bhutto was murdered in a police shootout in Karachi. On the same day president Farooq Laghari resigned and brother judges through a decision. Opposition and widow of Murtaza Bhutto accused Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto's husband Asif Ali Zardari for this murder. March 1997 Nawaz Sharif was sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan for the second time. This convention demanded withdrawal of cases against Mohtarma Benazir . This act created a deep rift between the government and the Judiciary. 10th September 2000 PPP convention was held in Lahore. These elections were massively rigged and Nawaz Sharif's Muslim League was declared successful with two third majority. murder of Murtaza Bhutto and subverting opposition's political activities. 26th September 1996 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto accused President Leghari for hatching conspiracy against her govt. Pervez Musharraf was given the charge of the Chairman Joint Staff committee alongwith COAS responsibilities. 5th November 1996 President dismissed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto's government and dissolved all the assemblies accusing the govt. Gen. 29th October 1997 Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah suspended 14th amendment of the constitution. His government launched a media campaign against PPP to portray it a party of plunderers and murderers. declaring his elevation to the Chief Justiceships illegal in the light of the judges case.exploited and strengthened by the Muslim League. In this way a civilian dictatorship ended. Jahangir Karamat resigned and Gen. 15th April 1999 An accountability court headed by Justice Malik Quyyum convicted Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari. 2nd December 1997 Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah suspended 8th amendment in constitution and restored president's power to dissolve national assembly. 26 percent. Army revolted and ceased power. removed Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah. On the same day Malik Meraj Khalid was sworn in as Prime Minister. which was not proved later on. Turn out of voters was very low. Pervez Musharraf was removed as Chief of Army and Chairman Joint Staff Committee when he was touring Sri Lanka. Nawaz Sharif was arrested along with other ministers. Pervez Musharraf was promoted and appointed in his place after giving him promotion. 27th February 1997 Elections were held for national assembly.

CEC and FC was held in Quetta. meeting was held in Islamabad which demanded restoration of democracy and with drawl of cases against Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari. 22nd October. PPP Foundation Day was held at different echelons of party. and F. 2001 A Full Bench of Supreme Court of Pakistan headed by Justice Bashir Jehangiri heard Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and Senator Asif Ali Zardari s appeal against conviction in SGS Case.C. 29th November. 2000. 26 February April 3. C.C. 30th November. . price hike and onesided accountability. 2000.E. Asif Ali Zardari and other PPP's leaders. which deplored breakdown of law and order in the country.Bhutto. On 6 April 2001 the Bench announced judgement and set-aside the conviction being biased. This convention also demanded immediate restoration of democracy. A seminar was organized in Rawalpindi. 2000.